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  1. Hippo in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

    Citizen science leads to better protection of hippos in DR Congo

    The hippo population in the Virungapark in DR Congo is under severe pressure. Their numbers are drastically declining... Read more

  2. Fishermen at Lake Edward in DR Congo

    Transboundary collaboration for improved safety on Lake Edward

    Congolese rebel groups are terrorizing Lake Edward, which is an integral part of Virunga National Park. The lake... Read more

  3. Training of park rangers in Virunga National Park

    Ending impunity: prosecution of wildlife crime offenders in Virunga

    Virunga National Park is exceptionally rich in biodiversity, but is under extreme... Read more

  4. Communities around Lake Edward in Virunga, DRC

    Communities protect people and biodiversity in and around Virunga

    Armed groups in and around Virunga National Park are terrorizing local communities and... Read more

  5. Unique law recognizes indigenous groups’ contribution to nature conservation

    In the Philippines, many areas that are rich in biodiversity overlap with indigenous... Read more

  6. Ecuadorian White-Fronted Capuchin

    Using satellite data to determine conservation opportunities in coastal Ecuador

    The once vast forest area of Coastal Ecuador, which spans from the highly biodiverse Ecuadorian Chocó forests in the... Read more

  7. Hippos

    Transboundary biosphere reserve connects people and nature

    In the densely populated delta of the Mono river on the border of Togo and Benin conflicts arose between humans and... Read more

  8. Blue-throated Macaw on next box (c) Aidan Maccormick

    Creating a blue birds nesting haven

    With no more than 500 individuals in the wild, the odds of survival for the blue... Read more

  9. Forest on mountain in Sumatra

    Reality check prevents deforestation on West-Sumatra

    In Indonesia, communities can apply for Social Forestry permits, which allows them to... Read more

  10. Elephants

    Innovative information networks to predict and prevent poaching

    To save elephants from the threat of extinction we need to get better at predicting... Read more

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